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Definition of Survey

Survey
Survey Sur*vey", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Surveyed; p. pr. & vb. n. Surveying.] [OF. surveoir, surveer; sur, sor, over, E. sur + veoir, veeir, to see, F. voir, L. videre. See Sur-, and Vision, and cf. Supervise.] 1. To inspect, or take a view of; to view with attention, as from a high place; to overlook; as, to stand on a hill, and survey the surrounding country. Round he surveys and well might, where he stood, So high above. --Milton. 2. To view with a scrutinizing eye; to examine. With such altered looks, . . . All pale and speechless, he surveyed me round. --Dryden. 3. To examine with reference to condition, situation, value, etc.; to examine and ascertain the state of; as, to survey a building in order to determine its value and exposure to loss by fire. 4. To determine the form, extent, position, etc., of, as a tract of land, a coast, harbor, or the like, by means of linear and angular measurments, and the application of the principles of geometry and trigonometry; as, to survey land or a coast. 5. To examine and ascertain, as the boundaries and royalties of a manor, the tenure of the tenants, and the rent and value of the same. [Eng.] --Jacob (Law Dict.).

Meaning of Survey from wikipedia

- Survey may refer to: Statistical survey, a method for collecting quantitative information about items in a po****tion Survey (human research), including...
- Surveying or land surveying is the technique, profession, art, and science of determining the terrestrial or three-dimensional positions of points and...
- A paid or incentivized survey is a type of statistical survey where the parti****nts/members are rewarded through an incentive program, generally entry...
- Survey (OS) is the national mapping agency for Great Britain. The agency's name indicates its original military purpose (see ordnance and surveying)...
- Aerial survey is a method of collecting geomatics or other imagery by using airplanes, helicopters, UAVs, balloons or other aerial methods. Typical types...
- Survey methodology is "the study of survey methods". As a field of applied statistics concentrating on human-research surveys, survey methodology studies...
- English spelling of "Doomsday Book" – is a m****cript record of the "Great Survey" of much of England and parts of Wales completed in 1086 by order of William...
- Instruments used in surveying include: Alidade Alidade table Cosmolabe Dioptra Dumpy level Engineer's chain Geodimeter Graphometer Groma (surveying) Laser scanning...
- "Customer Survey" is the seventh episode of the fifth season of the television series The Office, and the show's seventy-ninth episode overall. The episode...
- The Survey of India is India's central engineering agency in charge of mapping and surveying. Set up in 1767 to help consolidate the territories of the...